Interviews with aged care recipients are underway to inform a new tool for providers to assess and measure the quality of life of people in their care.
Also in this wrap: Catholic Healthcare completes Forbes relocation; Uniting AgeWell opens extension; and Anglican Care commences Gloucester development.
A new study is investigating the key health impacts and aged care needs and experiences of senior Australians who grew up in out-of-home care.
South Australian-based not-for-profit aged care provider Helping Hand has received $500,000 to develop a program to help seniors who grew up in out-of-home care access aged care services.
South Australian-based residential aged care, home care and retirement living provider Helping Hand has launched a new resource to support Forgotten Australians accessing care services.
Helping Hand has appointed Chris Stewart as incoming CEO while fellow South Australian provider ACH Group has announced Frank Weits as its new leader.
Long-serving aged care chief executive Ian Hardy has been appointed chair of the new committee tasked with reviewing the skills and qualifications for the future aged care workforce.
The aged care royal commission is an opportunity to bring policy and services in line with community expectations and what stakeholders are willing to pay, but it mustn’t interfere with reforms underway or decisions on others, aged care CEOs tell Australian Ageing Agenda.
Pharmacist researcher Dr Janet Sluggett says she is motivated by seeing the impact her research has on aged care residents.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a series of webinars to help aged care providers understand and implement supported decision-making with their clients.
There are more deaths from cancer in aged care facilities in South Australia than in hospices and at home combined, according to a participant at the recent Palliative Care Australia conference in Adelaide.
Resource guides aged care organisations through implementing a student placement and staff education program in their facilities.
In this story: BaptistCare opens Orana Centre, Kellyville phase two; construction starts on Catholic Healthcare’s Ipswich centre; Helping Hand opens $6 million re-development.
As our study into the role and effects of regulation in aged and dementia care enters its final stages, some interesting findings are emerging, write Ashley Carr and Professor Simon Biggs.